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Throwback Thursday: IT is Murphy’s universe — we only live in it

The backup generator for this information core kicks in about 12 seconds after a energy goes out, says an IT commander fish who works there.

At slightest that’s how it’s ostensible to work. “The complement starts with a battery and afterwards kicks in a gas-powered system,” fish says. “This powers puncture lights, some wall sockets and, of course, a whole server room.

“The generator can supply several hours of power, and some-more if we keep feeding it gas.”

Along with a generator, any server also has a rack-mounted UPS. But given a generator kicks in within seconds, they’ve never had to run for really long.

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